Virginia (Granny) Ruth Coffey (2018-11-08 14:48:05)

Virginia (Granny) Ruth Coffey, age 85, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Monday, November 5th, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC.

She was born on May 30th, 1933 in Stokes County, NC. She was the daughter of the late, Arnold and Reba Fulk.

She was proceeded in death by her late husband, Herman Coffey; two brothers, Frank Fulk and Dennis Fulk; two sisters, Marilyn Fulk and Doris Willard; and grandson, Marcus Tuttle.

Granny leaves behind to cherish her memory, her: Brother, Charles(Brenda) Fulk, her sister, Linda(Larry) Milton both of Pinnacle, NC. Children, Wayne(Diane) Tuttle of Elkin, NC; Sandra(Gary) Shaw of King, NC; Teresa(Alvin) Ingram of Newland, NC. Grandchildren, Jennifer Trivett, Gary and Daniel Shaw, Coty Ingram and Whitney Styles. She also leaves behind 8 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Granny moved to Newland in 1975. She made many friends traveling with her late husband to make bluegrass music. She spent the majority of her life after moving to Newland working at Crossnore School Inc, doing her passion of operating a weaving machine. She enjoyed sewing, and word searches. Granny also enjoyed her “Friday Lunch Bunch” gatherings every week.

A memorial service for Virginia (Granny) Coffey will be held on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 at 1pm at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with Pastor Ron Greene Officiating. Visitation will be from 12pm-1pm at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

The family would like to send a special Thank You to all the wonderful Doctors, Nurses, and Staff at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem for all they done for Granny while she was in their care.

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The care of Virginia and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
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